Set on Gijón's Plaza Jovellanos, La Casona de Jovellanos is set in a traditional town house dating from the 18th century. This historic property features an à la carte restaurant, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. The restored building is Asturias' former Nautical and Minerology Institute, built in 1754. It features remnants of Gijón's original city walls. The rooms at La Casona de Jovellanos feature simple, traditional décor. Each has heating, a flat-screen TV, a desk and a private bathroom. The Jovellanos' El Chigre Restaurant serves Asturian cuisine with local Sidra cider. There is also a terrace. San Lorenzo Beach and Gijón Museum are within 15 minutes' walk of the Jovellanos. The town hall and main square are approximately 100 metres from the hotel.